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Orla's Code By Fiona Pearse Orla s Code alternate cover edition for ISBN If you want to get ahead get noticed is Orla Hanlon s motto New to London and the first female programmer at CouperDaye a global investment bank she
  • Title: Orla's Code
  • Author: Fiona Pearse
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  • Page: 118
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  • Orla's Code By Fiona Pearse alternate cover edition for ISBN 9781493727896 If you want to get ahead, get noticed, is Orla Hanlon s motto New to London and the first female programmer at CouperDaye, a global investment bank, she takes on a high profile but controversial project With her new luxury apartment and a work romance quietly on the side, Orla thinks she has everything under control Untilalternate cover edition for ISBN 9781493727896 If you want to get ahead, get noticed, is Orla Hanlon s motto New to London and the first female programmer at CouperDaye, a global investment bank, she takes on a high profile but controversial project With her new luxury apartment and a work romance quietly on the side, Orla thinks she has everything under control Until a bug in her code causes chaos on the trading floor and Orla finds herself a scapegoat in a corporate game, fighting to save her new life in London.
    Orla's Code By Fiona Pearse
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      Published :2020-06-20T03:52:46+00:00

    About "Fiona Pearse"

    1. Fiona Pearse

      Fiona Pearse was born in Dublin, Ireland and has been a software developer for 15 years Now living in London, she writes code by day and poetry and prose by night Her day job inspired the award nominated Orla s Code, and she has recently published a short novel called Beverly Several of her poems are also published and can be found through her website When she is not working or writing, she s enjoying the city and sometimes escaping it.

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    1. A review copy was provided by the author in return for an honest review.Woo new genre Tech Lit With Orla s Code, Fiona Pearse has kicked chick lit into modern times, and boy did it need a good kicking Sometimes I get a little tired of reading novels about girls who are really only interested in shopping and fashion.I m a techie who throws on the first thing I find in the wardrobe My gadgets are my first love This is why I found this so refreshing.It s a short read about a young woman named Orla [...]


    2. This book was wonderful and an inspirational this book is for anyone how fights to stay on top and stop being the under dog as I said wonderful book to read could not put it down so with all that said keep smiling and happy reading to all with love from wee me xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


    3. Orla is a programmer A senior programmer She has talent, drive, and high hopes for a successful career, and her new job at CouperDaye, a trading firm, will, she thinks, get her where she wants to go And then, of course, comes the predictable disaster First, she makes mistakes, the mistakes we all make in an attempt to stay out of trouble or to keep our troubles from growing worse But at last she stops, assesses her situation, faces facts with courage, and finds a way to recover her faith in hers [...]


    4. As the first female computer programmer at her new employer, Orla has to deal with the obvious issue of being a novelty among her peers, along with some of the all too typical management issues and job challenges typically found in a software development shop I was impressed with the author s ability to communicate the challenges of Orla s job without sinking into tech talk or too much detail for the layperson.Much of the story conflict comes from Orla s struggle to balance her work goals, her p [...]


    5. Funny, smart and modern, this book is a fantastic read The reader slides effortlessly into the life of Orla Hanlon and into that strange alien world of IT and Finance Realistic and highly entertaining, we journey with Orla as she embarks on a new stage in her life, the story unfolding to reveal a web of big company politics and early stage romance I loved, loved, loved the character of Orla She is so authentic, there is a little bit of her in us all I think this book is proof that the genre of c [...]


    6. This is a quick, fun, entertaining read The writing is smooth, the characters are down to earth, and the office scenes anyone can relate to The story is realistic with a plot that unfolds between day to day vignettes from fixing up an apartment, joining a running club, flirting at parties, and craving a job change I read it in one sitting, and look forward to Fiona s next book Well done.Tom M author of roundwoodpress



    7. This was a three star book, but I bumped it up to four because of how it surprised me in the end Rare to do such a thing, ha.


    8. Having reviewed Fiona s second book, Beverly, last month, I was looking forward to trying her first book, Orla s Code I enjoyed reading Beverly, so much so that I was a bit apprehensive as to whether I would take to the character of Orla as well as I did with Beverly Fortunately for me, Fiona has a gift for writing likeable, practical and fallible female characters, and I wasn t disappointed.Orla is a female programmer in a highly pressurised position at a global investment bank Becoming Senior, [...]


    9. Although the combination is hopefully extreme examples, the office politics and misunderstandings of task complexity that thread this novel will be familiar to anyone who has worked in IT, or indeed any specialist role in a large company This plausible yet not mundane feeling is equally present in the social plots that run in parallel to the horrors of work.Driven by ambition and filled with talent, Orla Hanlon has moved to London and become the first female developer at a major investment bank [...]


    10. As someone who works in IT, I feel I have to comment on this extremely confusing work environment with lots of misunderstanding and blames throwing Believe me, I experienced those all as well.Sometimes in the development team, the lines are blurry between the programmer and the system analyst Should have been different roles Orla here is senior System Analyst, honestly, SA doesn t work on codes and SA doesn t even know how to program well the SA in the software house I m working that is and most [...]


    11. The I.T girl follows hardworking, headstrong Irish Orla as she battles in her new role as a senior in CouperDaye Numerous obstacles approach her and with her continuous strive for perfection and her need for everything done with her in control, she starts to wilt under the pressure As the pressure takes hold it also takes hold of her non existing social life and her one chance of love.I found the I.T Girl extremely challenging It is focused mainly on Orla s day job and is written in computer ter [...]


    12. This is a short novel tackling warfare in the corporate workplace Irish Orla is new in London and new in her programming role and when things start to go wrong, she ultimately fights back There should be stories about women in the workplace, particularly when they are winning, but I wouldn t recommend you read this book if you don t work in Information Technology as even though there s a nice little romantic subplot, there is a lot of technical description around the minutae of Orla s work.


    13. I did enjoy the book, but I think the story needs fleshing out It had a lot of unrealized potential.You can read my full review at my blog.


    14. A beautifully written novella describing one woman s journey through the male dominated world of software programming in the City of London, Orla s code is written with wit, humanity and careful observation It keeps the reader guessing and is entertaining to the end.


    15. I won this book from First Reads It had a decent story line, and a neat twist at the end with the identity of the guy Orla is in a casual relationship with Good book overall.


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